Character woman and cinema icon: the loves and life of the great Lucia Bosè
Brave woman, cinema icon and mother of singer Miguel: Lucia Bosè has passed away at the age of 89. A name, a legend, was an international star and an extraordinary actress. Born in 1931, she was born in Milan and worked as a shop assistant in a pastry shop when she was noticed by Luchino Visconti. At the time it was still called Lucia Borloni, but shortly thereafter it would become Lucia Bosè.
The debut in 1950, with the neorealist film There is no peace among the olive trees by Giuseppe De Santis, then the great success of Cronaca di un amore by Antonioni and several comedies that gave her fame. Without forgetting the victory in Miss Italy in 1947, where she won the most beautiful band. Over the years Lucia Bosè had managed to pierce the screen with her beauty and elegance, becoming an icon of international cinema together with Sophia Loren and Gina Lollobrigida.
In his life he has frequented personalities of the caliber of Luchino Visconti, Ernest Hemingway and Pablo Picasso. Among his friends were Dalì, Cocteau, Orson Welles and Buñuel. In 1995 he married his great love: the bullfighter Luis Miguel Dominguín. "One who plays more than all the actors I met – she often said, when she met him she was only 24 years old -, of a beauty that leaves you breathless […] He was more Franco's Francoist – he recently recalled – He didn't want to I was making films, but a last film with Buñuel had to make me do it, I had signed the contract before the wedding ”. A passion that led to the birth of three children: Miguel Bosé, Lucía Dominguín and Paola Dominguín.
“I never touched up – he had told the Messenger some time ago -. I still have my face, while there are twenty-year-olds who foolishly refer their breasts and lips. And I stayed young inside because I live in the present […] They tell me: you left the cinema. But an actress never leaves him. "